I work as a producer at The World. It's my dream gig. Honest. I first became a listener of The World while working a summer job as a landscaper back in the day.
I've been lucky enough to study at the Metcalf Institute for Marine and Environmental Reporting, cover the Cape Cod Baseball League for WCAI, and report in the Paris of the Rust Belt for The Cleveland Scene.
When not at work, I enjoy bicycles made by Brian Chapman, beer brewed by Pretty Things, coffee roasted by Heart, and books written by Tony Earley.
I grew up on 11 acres of forest in the rural town of Dallas, OR. I'm still comfortable with a chainsaw.
He promoted a second-tier soccer league in the US. But for anyone wanting to see FIFA clean-up, this man is a first-tier witness.
Science, Tech & Environment
President Barack Obama becomes the first sitting president to head north of the Arctic Circle. His focus is climate change, but it could also be about claiming new land for the US.
Migrants die in increasingly desperate, and risky trips to Europe. But one smuggler seems okay to be their guide, so long as he gets paid.
Arts, Culture & Media
On a Fox News program, an analyst and former Air Force combat veteran claimed that some Paris neighborhoods felt like war zones in Iraq and Afghanistan. So another reporter decided to see for himself. Instead, he found great food.
The protests in Guatemala are being compared to the Arab Spring. It should really just be called a civic awakening. Guatemala is already a democracy.